Electricity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old electricity quotes, electricity sayings, and electricity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Electricity can transform people's lives, not just economically but also socially.     

Piyush Goyal

Power which can be abused, will be abused.     

Jim Warner

We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.     

Thomas A. Edison

Electricity generation emits more carbon dioxide in the United States than does transportation or industry, and nuclear power is the largest source of carbon-free electricity in the country.     

Ernest Moniz

Electricity is an example of a general purpose technology, like the steam engine before it. General purpose technologies drive most economic growth, because they unleash cascades of complementary innovations, like lightbulbs and, yes, factory redesign.     

Erik Brynjolfsson

Electricity is doing for the distribution of energy what the railroads have done for the distribution of materials.     

Charles Proteus Steinmetz

Electricity is but yet a new agent for the arts and manufactures, and, doubtless, generations unborn will regard with interest this century, in which it has been first applied to the wants of mankind.     

Alfred Smee

Electricity is really just organized lightning.     

George Carlin

Everything is just electricity and magnetism; everything is only an illusion. The reality is in the spiritual plane.     

Lobsang Rampa

Faith is like electricity. You can't see it, but you can see the light.     

Gregory Dickow

Electricity sparked between them at the touch, and she savored the way he made her yearn. How the crush of their lips together inspired revelations.     

Katherine McIntyre

Energy is liberated matter, matter is energy waiting to happen.     

Bill Bryson

The real potential of electricity lies not in providing social amenities but in stimulating long-term economic development     

Christopher Flavin

Power always brings with it responsibility.     

Theodore Roosevelt

Electricity for example was considered a very Satanic thing when it was first discovered and utilized.     

Zeena Schreck

The electricity came on for the second time today wile we were eating. This may be a fool's paradise, but it's a paradise nonetheless.     

Susan Beth Pfeffer

Power tends to get confused with repression.     

Olivia Wilde

Power without authority is tyranny.     

Jacques Maritain

Electricity is derived from many non-renewable energy sources like oil, natural gas and coal.     

Lamar S. Smith

Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.     

Dave Barry

Electricity is the power that causes all natural phenomena not known to be caused by something else     

Ambrose Bierce

Everything is light, everything is warmth, everything is electricity, everything is a magnetic field, everything is you.     


Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.     

Frederick Douglass

The price of power is responsibility for the public good.     

Winthrop Aldrich

We believe that electricity exists, because the electric company keeps sending us bills for it, but we cannot figure out how it travels inside wires.     

Dave Barry

Electricity and magnetism are those forces of nature by which people who know nothing about electricity and magnetism can explain everything.     

Egon Friedell

One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with     

Marshall McLuhan

Electricity does not centralize, but decentralizes.     

Marshall McLuhan

The electrical matter consists of particles extremely subtile, since it can permeate common matter, even the densest metals, with such ease and freedom as not to receive any perceptible resistance.     

Benjamin Franklin

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.     

Richard J. Daley